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this is a busy weekend for both candidates. trump, campaig i clinton, getting an intelligence briefing from the fbi. errol barnett has the campaigns covered. >> hillary clinton met with the fbi this morning getting her first pre-presidential intelligence briefing. donald trump received his earlier this month. today,he republican nominee appeared at the "roast and ride" fundraiser in iowa. >> i will not let you down. believe me they have been letting you down for many years. i will not let you down. >> in the mostly white state, trump is statistically tied with clinton, but fares much worse among minorities nationwide. this week he tried to shift his policy on dealing with the eleven million undocumented people in the country, frustrating those on both sides of the debate. >> we've been doing very very well with the latinos, we've been doing amazing. >> meeting with hispanic business leaders friday in nevada, trump's campaign said a
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would be announced within weeks. but clinton is trying to paint trump as hostile toward minorities releasing this attack ad on friday. >> i have a great relationship with the blacks. >> reporter:it follows a speech in which clinton tied the republican nominee to the so-called "alt-right"-- an extremist movement of white nationalists. >> these are racist ideas, race baiting ideas, anti-muslim, anti-immigrant, anti-women. all key tenants making up the emerging racist ideology known as the alt-right. >> reporter:clinton is still facing questions about conflicts of interest involving meetings with donors to her family's charitable foundation. on friday, the state department said it will not finish releasing clinton's meeting schedule from her tenure - until after the election , reena? non- sunday morning on "face the
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nation," john dickerson's guests include donald trump's campaign manager, kelly anne conway, former republican presidential candidate ben carson, and donna brazile, interim-chair of the democratic national committee. a federal judge has delivered a setback to north carolina's so-called "bathroom law," hb2. the judge ruled that the university of north carolina can not stop two transgender students and an employee from using restrooms that match their gender identity. joining us to explain is cbs news justice reporter paula reid. paula, how did the judge explain his ruling? >> reporter:this is a narrow ruling only applies to the three people involved. this is a huge victory for people who oppose hb2. he will allow them to use the bathroom of their choice because he believes they will ultimately prevail in this case. >> ninan: so many people were so how did we get to this point? >> it didta
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how this issue of transgender rights specifically comes to bathrooms how it came into the national consciousness. after the bill was passed the department of justice told the state of north carolina, no, that bill violates federal civil rights protection. you can't force people to use a bathroom that matches their birth certificate, if they believe their gender identity is something different. >> reporter: general counsel for north carolina, said this isn't a final resolution of the case the governor is going to continue to defend what he believes is the law. what happens next? >> to have this decision decided on the merits. but ultimately this will wind up before the supreme court, there's a case in virginia, there's a similar case in texas, several states have sued the obama administration. then there's this case in north carolina. one is going to wind up or all of them at the high court or they will have to decide whether or not they believe federal civil rights law protects sexual identity. >> repor i
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in mississippi, a 46-year-old man is charged with murdering two roman catholic nuns. they were found inside their home thursday, apparently stabbed to death. kenneth craig has the latest on the case that has shocked the nation. >> authorities in small town durant, mississippi, say just about everyone knew beloved sisters paula merrill and margaret held, seen in this video doing what they loved. the nuns worked as nurses at a clinic for low income residents in the poorest county in the state. sister susan gatz knew the women for decades. >> these were people, and they treated everybody with dignity, they treated everybody with that care and compassion. >> their murders have left this community stunned. police say it does not appear that robbery was the motive. but they did say they quickly zeroed in on 46-year-old rodney sanders. they're now investigating why he allegedly went to the women's home and stabbed them. late friday, sanders was
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arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder. he's been described as a drifter and has served prison time in iowa. police discovered the women's bodies thursday, and later one of their stolen cars, when they didn't show up for work. assistant police chief james lee. >> i'm sure our community is completely devastated and grieving. >> reporter:and now struggling to understand how something so horrific could happen to two women who dedicated their lives to helping others. police also told me this is the kind of area where many people leave their doors unlocked. in this case there were no signs of forced entry or a break in, reena. >> ninan: thank you so much. among the latest victims of gun violence in chicago, the first cousin of nba star dwyane wade. police say 32-year-old nye-keeya aldridge was not the intended target. she was accidentally shot dead while pushing her baby in a stroller. the baby was not hurt. aldridge was a mother of four.
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senseless gun violence." missouri was hit by flash floods friday night. parts of kansas city got nearly six inches of rain in about three hours. people trapped in cars had to be rescued by the fire department. no one was hurt. more thunderstorms are expected in parts of the midwest, along with a stretch of the gulf coast. chief meteorologist craig setzer is tracking the storms at wfor in miami. craig. >> good evening. besides the storm in the midwest which are going to settle down, also tracking disturbance located to the southeast of florida still not that organized, we look for thunderstorms around the center, we're not seeing that. development unlikely at least for the next couple of days. look all the possibilities of where it could go. far western gulf coast to the northeast. may be might not even hold together, main thing in the coming days, going to be the potential for flooding especially over florida as deep tropical moisture comes up# that's going to be a problem anywhere from 2-5 inches. besith
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off in the atlantic, early next week. reena. >> ninan: thanks, craig. a southwest airlines flight made an emergency landing saturday morning after one of its two engines had a serious malfunction. the boeing 737 was flying from new orleans to orlando when an engine part apparently blew off. the flight landed safely in pensacola, florida with 104 passengers and crew on board. across italy, saturday was a day of mourning for nearly 300 people killed by a devastating earthquake. wednesday's magnitude 6.2 quake flattened several mountain villages. in one town, the caskets of 35 people were brought to a community gym, one of the last large buildings still standing. seth doane reports from the disaster area. >> reporter:families that have grieved in private gathered together today for a funeral that showed an entire nation in mourning.
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italy's prime minister and president were there. not far away, workers continued sifting through rubble knowing the probability of finding anyone alive faded with each passing hour. firefighter franco mantovan is one of the rescuers: >> after 48 hours the probability go down and we can found -- we can find -- only dead people. >> reporter:after shocks only added to danger, and debris, rescuers had to contend with, while drone footage revealed the scale of what they're up against. pictures of amatrice from 2014 show an idylllic town that appears almost dream-like compared with today. look at this cafeé and square as it was and, then, when we arrived just after the quake: >> this is an area where there had been a restaurant, you can still see the tables and chairs out.
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displaced from there may be clothing and supplies but no one can provide answers to the big question: what comes next. umberto palaferri had just renovated his home two years ago. i don't know what to do, he said, i'm 76 and don't know if i can rebuild it. from above, footage showed the random nature of destruction: some mountain towns were flattened, others were spared. on the ground, for those whose lives were shattered any future plans are, for now, overshadowed by grief and pain. seth doane, cbs news, amatrice italy. >> ninan: you might think buildings in the united states can better withstand an earthquake like the one that hit italy. but carter evans has learned many buildings in california are not quake-ready. >> the centuries-old villages pulverized in the italy quake are far from the los angeles sky
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line, both in distance and construction style. but cal tech seismologist, lucy jones warns the destruction from a shallow earthquake centered here would look very similar. >> we have buildings all over the state that are 100 years old, there was no seismic information whatsoever used in building those buildings. >> brick buildings crumbled in downtown napa when a 6.0 quake struck in 2014, but damage was limited because many had already been strengthened. >> if that building isn't reinforced, what happens to it in a large earthquake. >> well, so called unreinforced masonry buildings like that without any seismic strengthening is essentially what i call a "death. box." >> kit miyamoto is a california seismic safety commissioner and a structural engineer. his company strengthens buildings, like this one, in downtown la. >> before this was reinforced, if this big earthquake happened here, this will have major, major, major damage, even collapse. >> even though it's all concrete? >> of course, because anything
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built prior to 1980s, it could be really dangerous. >> the city of los angeles alone has identified 13,500 small residential apartment buildings that need strengthening which can cost tens of thousands of dollars each. but miyamoto says it's okay to start small. >> you don't have to fix everything, you don't have to be perfect about it. >> but every little thing you do. >> that's right. >> makes a difference. >> that's exactly correct. reporter:experts say even many of the newer buildings in california are only earthquake "resistant." is that means they're built to allow people to get out alive. but may not necessarily be in happennable afterwards. >> reporter: in prescott, arizona, a playground was dedicated in memory of kayla mueller. she was a 26-year-old humanitarian aid worker captured by isis in syria and killed 18 months later. organizers say the playground in mueller's hometown pays tribute to her dedication to helping children. in the middle of the pacific
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"micronesia" two castaways weres nd after writing sos in the sand. they disappeared in their 18-foot boat more than a week ago, and had no supplies. a u.s. navy plane spotted their distress signal, and gave their location to the u.s. coast guard in guam. coming up next: a court in france issues a ruling on what muslim women can wear at the beach, but the issue mat y nobe settled. you inherit lots of traits from your family. my ancestor, lady eleanor, made it big in textiles. my great-grandfather bernard wrote existential poetry. and uncle john was an explorer. i inherited their can-do spirit. and their double chin. now, i'm going to do something about it. kybella® is the first of its kind injectable treatment that destroys fat under the chin, leaving an improved profile. kybella® is an fda-approved non-surgical treatment for adults with a moderate amount of fullness... or a bit more. don't receive kybella® if you have an infection in the treatment area. kybella® can cause nerve injury in the jaw
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>> ninan: muslim women in france are now free to wear so-called "burkinis." after one town banned the full-body swimwear. france's top administrative court stepped in to overturn the ruling. charlie d'agata reports. >> the burkini is back on the beach. the ban's been overturned in just one resort on the french riviera, but it's is expected to lead to the lifting of bans in all 30 coastal towns that had it in place. france's highest court agreed with the argument that the ban s
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illegal violation of fundamental freedoms." activist marwan muhammad said it effectively banned devout muslims from the beach. >> this impact is huge politically because it sends a clear message to the political elite that you cannot stigmatize part of the population just because of their religion. fining women, forcing them to disrobe, and images like these of police surrounding a muslim women in a headscarf triggered a fierce debate about women's rights and france's stout defense of secularism. for some beachgoers, the decision was a victory for common sense. france has more important things to worry about, she says. the fact they cancelled the ban is fantastic. the town's mayor doesn't see it that way. lionnel luca said the ruling would only heighten tensions. i hope they're satisfied, he said. the rampant islamization is progressing in our country. nice and t
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put the burkini ban in place after last month's isis-inspired terror attack. local leaders argued that the burkini was a risk to public order. the burkini's inventor, australian aheda zanetti, said her design was never meant to symbolize any political or religious statement. >> this is a swimsuit that represents freedom and sun and surf and happiness and swimming and leisure, family happiness. >> in other words, pretty much just what everyone else wants when they go to the beach. charlie d'agata cbs news, london. >> ninan: charlie, thank you. still ahead, how the national parks are celebrating their 100th birthday. s
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when we reach the first survivor. visit alz.org to join the fight. >> ninan: our national parks are celebrating their 100th birthday this weekend. chip reid has more on these timeless treasures. >> in 1872 thomas moran's spectacular paintings of a fantasy-like yellowstone created a national frenzy of excitement that helped lead to the creation of the nation's first national park. but it wasn't until 1916, a hundred years ago today, that the national park service was created to protect the rapidly expanding inventory. today the park service oversees 413 sites, including 59 major national parks, covering 84 million acres from great smoky
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mountains, the most visited, to the grand canyon, the and the newest addition katahdin woods and waters national monument in maine, designated by president obama just yesterday. mike reynolds is deputy director of the national park service. >> so if you're a science person, you can go to edison and be in his lab as if he never had left. if you're a rock climber you can hang upside-down on yosemite national park on 400 foot cliffs. if you're a history buff you can walk through the steps of jackson and lee in the civil war. >> decades ago some politicians wanted to turn this old towpath and canal in maryland into a highway. but nature lovers prevailed. today it's the c&o canal national historical park. it runs 185 miles all the way from west virginia to washington, dc. and it gets almost five million visitors a year, including the determan family whose frequent visits have made 9 year old astrid wild about wildlife. >> we love to see the anim
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we really love nature.ks in pristine condition is a struggle. there's a $12 billion maintenance backlog. congress did increase the budget this year. and entrance fees from about 307 million visitors a year do help. but this weekend will be no charge giving all americans a chance to experience a national treasure for free. chip reid, cbs news, potomac maryland. >> ninan: it's an offer they keep refusing. tens of millions of dollars for the building that houses their family's bookstore. ♪ some relationships you stick with. over time, they get even better. that's why more people stick with humana medicare advantage. we work together with you to find the best plan, however your needs might change. because great things are ahead of you when your health is ready for them.
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>> ninan: we close tonight in a ritzy part of new york city, where a family-owned book store is still thriving. the owners, defiantly refusing to sell-out. anthony mason paid a visit. >> in midtown manhattan, squeezed in between the skyscrapers on east 59th street, is a six story literary oasis. the argosy bookstore has been in business for 91 years now. it's run by three sisters. >> and this is? >> "moby dick." >> judith lowry, the first born, is in charge of first editions. >> this is $14,000. >> naomi hample, the middle sister.
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signed by thomas jeffers >> runs the autographs department. and adina cohen, the youngest, presides over the map and art gallery. >> it has no central park. >> all in their 70's now, the three sisters have run argosy since their father died in 1991. >> a lot of people must come into this shop and wonder why you're still here. >> everyday. especially real estate brokers. >> why are you still here? >> we are here because we own the building. otherwise we would have gone out of business long ago. louis cohen's smartest business decision. also worked at argosy, passed on their love of books to their three girls: sisters and brothers tend to have their battles. >> we do that off premises. but here we have a common goal.
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>> the internet's brought in online orders from around the world, but even among those browsing the bargain bins, foot traffic is down: how often do you get offers to sell? >> a hundred times a year. >> a hundred times a year? >> i had three calls last week. >> you had three calls last week? >> but the sisters have already planned for their succesion: judith's son, ben lowry, will make sure this bookstore won't budge. you feel like you're protecting something? >> yes. we are protecting heritage. >> books. books are endangered. >> to louis cohen's daughters, its not the real estate that has the most value, it's the collection that it houses. anthony mason, cbs news, new york. >> ninan: now cbs week end news for this saturday. later on cbs, nfl preseason football. the news continues now on our 24-hour digital network cbsn at
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